___ The passion of Bas as a designer is to translate dreams and wishes into real products that are useful Creating his own visual world where he makes the rules. He always strive for products with a fresh and clear concept about cultural heritage, natural principles, a certain production technique or environmental issues.

Bas van der Veer was born in a small Frisian village called Jorwerd in 1985. Being the son of a photographer and a costume designer, it was no surprise that Bas had creative ambitions and after finishing the Gymnasium at the Magister Alvinus Sneek and a year at the Vrije Hogeschool Driebergen, he soon found his way to the prestigious Design Academy Eindhoven.

May 2009 Bas van der Veer graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven and his graduation projects were the winner of the René Smeets Award, the annual academy award for the best and most professional graduation project and were shortlisted for several other design awards, among which the Melkwegprijs, the award for the most original and authentic graduation work.